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  • We Are What We Eat And So Is FIDO

    We have all heard this phrase regarding our own diets, but what about our furry family members?

    Dogs and people have lived together for centuries and we are now seeing parallel trends in their health and well being. Over the last twenty-five years, as processed foods have become more available, so have the rates of obesity and infertility. 1 in 3 Americans is either overweight or obese and 54%...

  • Treating Pets SAFELY on Halloween

    Halloween  is upon us – a festive and fun time for families everywhere, including pets.  Pet costumes have stepped up their game, so your fur kids can be included in the revelry.  But what about the treating aspect of Halloween – can your pets join in on this fun as well? Petcurean’s PhD pet nutritionist Dr. Jennifer Adolphe offers these tips to treating pets around Halloween:

    Steer clear of...

  • How to celebrate like it’s National Dog Week EVERY Week

    FIDO loves to  celebrate companies that really put their best paw forward in being FIDO Friendly, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka is one company that walks the walk!

    Tito’s Handmade Vodka, one of the very first employees was a dog! In fact, when Tito started the distillery his dog Jo was right by his side. Jo’s food attracted a revolving door of pups, fondly called “distillery dogs” and as Tito’s...

  • Johnny + Lexi: Rescue Dog Turned Caretaker for Boy With Special Needs

    Johnny, was born with severe Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy. He cannot breathe on his own, cannot eat by mouth, has no control over his extremities and up until a few months ago he could only communicate with facial expressions. He must be flat on his back most of the time, which limits the life experiences that typical developing children have.

    His parents thought he might want a pet so they...

  • If Your Pooch Has a Paunch Healthy Starts Here

    The days are shorter, leaves are changing, the weather is getting cooler – it’s FIDO’s favorite time of year –not too hot and not cold means more trips to the doggy park and games of fetch!  (And then well-earned naps on the hall steps in the sunshine too.)

    We all want to keep our furry friends healthy and vibrant for as long as possible, and what we feed FIDO , especially if they need to shed a...

  • Grumpy Stray Cat Gets Job at Cleveland Nursing Home Keeping Residents Happy

     St. Augustine Health Ministries, a nursing home in Cleveland, Ohio has got a new nurse. Oreo the cat has found a job looking after senior citizens at the residence. Oreo spends her days living at the home as a therapy animal, bringing comfort to all who interact with her.

    In From the Streets

    Oreo had previously been a stray living in the area around the nursing home. According to nursing home...